Ardanis opens new Porto office

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The Irish software and digital consulting company and IPBN member Ardanis Technologies has undergone an international expansion with the establishment of a new office in Porto, Portugal.

Says the Irish-Portuguese Business Network (IPBN), the decision to locate the new office in Portugal is because of Portugal’s reputation as Europe’s fastest-growing tech ecosystem, offering a desirable lifestyle that developers are seeking. By the end of 2023 the company aims to create 30 jobs consisting of software developers, QA engineers, DevOps engineers, Scrum masters, and product owners.

According to the company, the new office will support a remote and hybrid model of working with recruitment taking place throughout the country. “The expansion will support the company’s strategy to drive international growth and develop software products and services that will deliver next-generation digital solutions”, explains Ivan Goor, Group CEO of Ardanis.
“We were attracted by Portugal’s superb tech talent and its ideal location to support our global business.  Portugal is a wonderful, outward-looking country that aligns perfectly with our values and international culture.” Appointed to lead the new office is Andre Gravato, who joins Ardanis Portugal as Head of Technology.  Andre will be responsible for all technology-related business in Portugal and will assist with branch management. He has over 15 years of experience in technology and joins the team from Oakam (UK).